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Home Visit by a Public Health Nurse

Home visits are available to eligible expectant and new parents who need more support. They're provided by public health nurses and family home visitors.


Expectant parents and parents with children under six years old are eligible to participate.

Eligible families are identified through a screening / assessment process as needing extra help with:

  • Prenatal health care
  • Preparing for your baby
  • Making decisions about feeding your baby
  • Building strong relationships
  • Feeding your toddler
  • Your child's behaviour
  • Your child's growth and development
  • Being a positive parent
  • Connecting you to helpful services in Niagara

Home Visits

Public health nurses and family home visitors will schedule informal sessions with you and your family at home.

Visits can be arranged Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The number of visits and length of each visit will depend on your individual needs.

Connect with a public health nurse at Niagara Parents to learn more about the home visiting program.

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